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June 24, 2024

Slow down on Coolamon

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$6.8 million Tweed pound contract awarded

The Tweed Shire Council has awarded a $6.8 million contract for design and construction of a new state-of-the-art animal pound and rehoming centre.

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MP and Cr call for inclusion of social housing in Ballina

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Butterfly and bee highways created by local schools

Northern Rivers students have created a ‘B&B Highway’ for bees, birds, and butterflies to support threatened pollinators in the region.

Murwillumbah Hospital celebrates 120 years

A community campaign for a hospital in Murwillumbah led, in 1899, to two committees and a Board of Trustees being formed, and the selection of a 15-acre site. The hospital itself opened in May 1904.

Clarence at Wallum

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Max to the Max

As a young man who grew up in the Byron Shire, Max McAuley discovered his talent for dance and performance at an early age. When his parents saw him playing music videos over and over again and copying the choreography, they decided it was time to enrol him in formal dance lessons.

Tweed Council – committed to a sustainable future

Tweed Shire Council is committed to a sustainable future and working with the community to protect the region’s internationally significant environment. 

I am begging everyone who reads this and uses Coolamon Scenic Drive to slow down.

I have lived on this road for nearly 20 years and the volume of traffic has increased enormously.

There are now about 200 houses on the stretch from St Helena lookout to Mullumbimby.

We have children and pets, like any other residential area, but have to tolerate cars and motor bikes and trucks doing 100 plus. This is putting us residents at serious risk of being involved in some kind of accident daily.

I have seen many accidents, some fatal, mostly due to speed. I am asking all you drivers please slow down!

And to those who think I am just being a silly old fool: at 14 I watched my father die in a ditch after being thrown through the windscreen and my little brother sustain severe head injuries. Dad was driving too fast!

Irina Tennant, Coorabell


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